Taking a break

After a long period of time in which I’ve spend all the weekends on the roads (and I didn’t mind it at all), now I have a period of 3-4 weeks in which I’m just staying home. Somewhat is sad. Because it’s summer, you can do a lot of nice…

Why don’t you make the road straight ?

If you are an american that found itself in Romania, in Muntenia region, you will be surprised on how bendy are the roads in this area. There are of course a lot of straight lines where you can go without an issue, but almost every town has a road that…

Horse riding

Horse riding in Banat

In the latest article I talked a little bit about the Herneacova horse riding center as a travel destination. It is one of the most recent tourist destination, since the equestrian facilities haven’t been open in the communist era. Still, the Romanians are finding horses quite relaxing, and a local…

Spring travel destinations in Banat #1

Banat region of Romania is one that flourishes during the spring. The temperatures are getting higher and you can out and do a lot of stuff. You want to know what to do if you are in Timisoara or somewhere in Banat this spring ? Here are 3 locations the we…

Săpânța Merry Cemetery

Imagine this: a rainy friday night, with a tricky road over the mountains and then, after a long road, you reach Tisza River. And then the fog comes in and you can’t see a thing. And then you finally reach Săpânța and get to the cemetery. In the fog and dark. Sounds…

Bigar Cascade in Winter

Well, since I had to drive to Bucharest back in December, I decided to take another route than I usually do. Why is that ? Because I wanted to see how Bigar Cascade looks in the winter. I saw it in the summer, it was nice, although not “photographable” enough…

Dobruja Keys

When someone visits Dobruja (Dobrogea, on Romanian), they kind of expect an arid land with a few trees from here to there, a lot of hills, vineyards and a lot of wind turbines. Since it’s quite a hilly and windy place, Dobruja has quite a lot of wind turbines, which…

Bucovina, land of snow

Winter time is a magical place to be in Bucovina. Because, unlike in most of the Moldova area, Suceava county has it’s own weather patterns. That means that it’s going to snow a lot in winter in Suceava county. Specially in Dorna Region and most of the mountainous region from…

Huniade Castle Timisoara

Huniade Castle is the oldest known building in Timisoara, built by John (Ioan) of Hunedoara and is located right in the town center, being built between 1443 and 1447 on the ruins off an older castle from the 14th century. In the courtyard had been discovered the wall and donjon…

Freezing mornings in the spring

The spring here in Banat area is quite worm, with good temperatures, rising from March to May, having lovely mornings all around. But not this year. Because global warming. Neh, probably not global warming, although it might have an effect on the weather here. As I’ve said, usually we have…

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